Opening of Trance – Figuration at Alliance Française
Opening reception of Trance – Figuration at Alliance Française de Chiang Maï, with guest of honour H.E. Mr Thierry Mathou, Ambassador of the French Republic to the Kingdom of Thailand.
A body, used as a canvas, every inch of skin filled with sacred text and figures of mythical creatures, all forming a protective shield. Enter the world of Thailand’s spiritual “Yantra” tattoo tradition. An immersive work incorporating photography, film, sound and installations, inspired by the talismanic Thai tattoo tradition, known as Sak Yant. The exhibition is on display at Alliance Française de Chiang Maï from 21 April – 22 March 2022 / Mae Fah Luang Art & Cultural Park Chiang Rai from 27 May until 19 June 2022 / National Gallery Bangkok from 30 June – 21 August 2022.